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July 11, 2015, 8:30 AM
July 11, 2015, 8:30 AM
J-Pop Idols Tetho

Orange Port held a series of live performances at Japan Expo 2015 in Paris Nord Villepinte, France, in the beginning of July 2015. Orange Port (オレンジポート) is a Japanese idol group from Numazu in Shizuoka Prefecture.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan gets incredibly muggy in the summer. For many people, the worst part about the soaring humidity is the way it makes them constantly sweat, but for me, the bigger issue is always the mosquitos. Right now, I'm sitting pretty with a relatively ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

The poster for "Gekijourei", the film starring Haruka Shimazaki (AKB48) and directed by Japanese horror film legend Hideo Nakata has materialized! It is truly creepy with the puppet hand covering her face!

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

So, you're going to Japan, huh? Fantastic. You might have some questions. Hopefully, I'll have some answers. Back in 2001, I visited Japan for the first time. I liked the country so much, I ended up staying.

*Parasyte: The Maxim* © Hitoshi Iwaaki / Kodansha Ltd. , VAP, NTV, 4 cast Two seasons of Parasyte: The Maxim have been broadcast in Japan since October 2014, and now the anime will be coming to even more fans in the U.

2015年7月4日、クラブ・ノキアにて和楽器バンドのライブが行われた。バンドにとっては、初のアメリカ公演。ファンはこの日を待ちきれずにいた。 撮影:Emi メンバー一人一人がステージに上がる。尺八・神永大輔の顔には'羅府'というフェイスペイント。和太鼓・黒流がドラム・山葵の布を剥ぐと、そこには'米国'と大きく書かれている。 最初のナンバーは一気にバンドの知名度を上げた'千本桜'だ。会場は一気に和の雰囲気に染められる。ボーカル・鈴華ゆう子の美しい歌声が響き渡る。'いろは唄''吉原ラメント'と... Martin Chilton

KBG84 are a female troupe of singers and dancers from Kohama Island in Okinawa in Japan Photo: AFP/Getty Images Taylor Swift's grandmother was 10 years from even entering the world when Japan's newest pop star was born.

Kahotan's Blog gsckahotan

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) I've recently had an insatiable craving for candy floss. Candy floss goes hand-in-hand with Summer festivals here in Japan! I can't wait to go enjoy some of the upcoming festivals!

今日は原宿アイドルグループMELTIAを紹介したいと思います。 MELTIAは原宿を代表する最初のアイドルグループです。 MELTIAの目標は、世界中でロリータのかわいいスタイルを広げることです。 偶像の外国人ファンがアイドル規則について考えるとき、彼らは唯一のないデートのルールを知っています。 それはアイドルが尊重しなければならない唯一のルールではありません。 MELTIAは、ビデオによってアイドルのルールを説明します。 アイドルのルール アイドルが正しくダンス アイドルが汚れて話すこと...

From July 2nd to 5th in 2015, the 16th Japan Expo was held at Nord Vilepiente, Paris. 2015年7月2日〜5日の4日間、フランス・パリのParis-Nord Vilepienteにて、16回目となるJapan Expoが開催された。 Japan Expo is the biggest Japanese culture festival in Europe where it extensively cove...

Japanator Salvador GRodiles

Ever since Saban got the rights to Power Rangers again, I felt that their latest installments were disappointing. Samurai could've been a decent show, but the terrible acting direction held it back. Right when it seemed that the brand has learned ...

Force surpasses other water guns An enterprising fan of the Nintendo squid shooter game Splatoon has made a replica of the Inkzooka, a powerful Special Weapon. He posted a video showcasing his creation on Nico Nico Douga under the name tono2.

Siliconera Chris Priestman

By Chris Priestman . July 9, 2015 . 9:00am Japanese robotics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry has accepted a challenge from U. S. robotics company MegaBot to a giant robot duel. This is actually happening.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beginning of its broadcast, the long-running TV anime Chibi Maruko-chan is getting a new theatrical length movie adaptation. This marks the 2nd time Chibi Maruko-chan has received a theatrical film; the 1st...

Crunchyroll Mikikazu Komatsu

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Shiori Ota's mystery novel series Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru (A Corpse is Buried Under Sakurako's Feet) today announced that 31-year-old singer TRUE will perform ...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Anime about making anime Shirobako engendered plenty of fan enthusiasm, not to mention sales. And, it's creators are evidentally fond of the work. There's also ideas for more of it. Producer PA. Works' founder/president Kenji Horikawa has said tha...

Siliconera Sato

Since revealing Tokyo Xanadu late last year, Falcom have only shared a handful of gameplay footage for their upcoming PlayStation Vita title. The latest TV spot for the game shows us a glimpse of gameplay.

Siliconera Ishaan

By Ishaan . July 9, 2015 . 6:01pm At their panel at the San Diego Comic-Con today, Capcom showed off some brief clips of footage from an early prototype of Resident Evil 0, originally created in 1999, before development was moved over to the Gamec...

Another one of Street Fighter's iconic characters are making their star-studded return to the upcoming "Street Fighter V", as Ken finally arrives onto the scene to delight long-time fans of the series - though some may find the constant reintroduc...

AKB48 WrapUp Wolf Wang

She is 20, meaning she can legally drink alcohol in Japan. During MC talk, Sakaguchi Riko revealed that Mariri, 20, got drunk when they were drinking together and screamed in the midst of downtown, 'I WON'T GO HOME!

JEFusion SilverBack Fanwoks

And wonders of wonders boys and girls, the 4th quarter toy catalog for Shuriken Sentai Ninninger has been finally leaked featuring the final mecha of the team: Gekiatsu Daioh! This mecha consist of 6, yes 6 not 5, mystical animals that is fused wi...

Vocaloidism stephieku

Wagakki Band, an eight member group that fuses together traditional Japanese instruments and rock music, performed in Los Angeles last weekend for the first time in America at Anime Expo 2015's Cool Japan Festival.

SGCafe spartanchef

The world of mangas is a cutthroat one where only the best survive and make it to more than 100 chapters, as some get axed even before they reach their 10th chapter. However, Kenjirou Hata's popular comedy manga about a certain unlucky butler, Hay...

RocketNews24 evie lund

Remember the joy of getting a fresh new pack of coloured pencils when you were a kid? The artistic possibilities! You were going to make masterpieces with those things, weren't you? Unfortunately, coloured pencils are kind of a difficult tool to w...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Max Factory is releasing a figma of Asuna from Sword Art Online depicted in her "Alfheim Online" avatar. The figma comes with a rapier, a "Crest of Yggdrasil" wand, detachable wing parts, and three swappable expressions (smiling, fierce, and smug).

After announcing their plans to offer Australian server's for the game's Xbox One open beta, Hi-Rez Studios have announced that their free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title SMITE has now entered its Open Beta phase.

Young Animal, the magazine dutifully putting up with Miura's delays since 1989, has announced Berserk will return on a month basis starting July 24. We don't mean to be too hard on Miura: this year marks the 15th anniversary of the debut of the Be...

GoBoiano Media Tsubaki

Akagami no Shirayuki-hime or Snow White with the Red Hair is the romance anime to look out for this season! I'm a sucker for Shoujo romances, so when a friend told me about this anime I had to check it out!

On the Oricon Charts for this week, it has been shockingly revealed that the 78th volume of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece manga sold over 1,676,264 copies. The amount sold 8,000 copies more than volume 77, with 1.

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